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Waggaman Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 394
Overview The Camille Waggaman/Waggaman Family Collection consists largely of photographs and newspaper articles but also includes some personal correspondence and memorabilia. The bulk of the material regards Camille Waggaman and focuses upon her radio career (1932-1963) and upon the years after her retirement. Regional or local historians may find these of interest since the Waggamans were among the most prominent plantation families of Louisiana.
Dates: 1841-1977, bulk 1932-63; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1963

Waldo Greene collection of Thornton Wilder papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 484
Abstract: This collection is comprised of materials which Waldo Greene, a student of Thornton Wilder's, gathered about Wilder during Wilder's lifetime and up until Greene's death. Included among these materials are correspondence, bibliographies, newspaper and journal clippings, photographs, playbills, and copies of Wilder's typewritten journals.
Dates: 1928-1994

Walter Benona Sharp and Estelle Boughton Sharp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 271
Overview Correspondence, scrapbooks, business papers, ledgers, tributes and memorials, audiotapes of oral history interviews, clippings, photos, and other papers of Sharp and his wife, Estelle (Boughton) Sharp, active in Houston, Tex., civic and philanthropic affairs. Topics include oil industry, lives of the Sharp family, Howard Hughes family, growth of Houston, Spindletop Oil Field, founding of the Texas Company and Sharp-Hughes Tool Company, and establishment of United Charities.
Dates: 1868 - 1978

Walter W. and Ella F. Fondren Papers, 1838-1973

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Identifier: MS 390
Overview The Fondren Papers provide a record of the Fondren family's acquisition and dispersal of money in Houston and across Texas during the first three-quarters of this century and offers additional information on the financial workings of several well-known institutions and corporations. Formats include correspondence and financial documents.
Dates: 1838-1973

Weinstein Family papers

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Identifier: MS 857
Overview The Weinstein Family papers showcase Irving and Lily Weinstein, and their ties to the broader Houston Jewish community. Irving’s service in World War II and Lily’s civic engagement with both San Jacinto High School and Congregation Beth Israel are preserved in the letters they exchanged while Irving was overseas. Featuring photographs, news clippings, and a plethora of military correspondence and documentation, the Weinstein Family papers offer insight into a century of Jewish History.
Dates: 1912 - 2012

Westheimer/Simon Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 876
Overview The Westheimer/Simon family papers span several generations of the family living in Houston, and making their mark on the Houston Jewish community. With a variety of materials ranging from correspondence to photographs, sermons to yearbooks, the Westheimer/Simon family papers are a rich trove for any researcher interested in the history of one of Houston’s more influential families.
Dates: 1920 - 2012

W.G. Jameson letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 197
Overview A letter between two medical doctors in Galveston, Texas, regarding an unnamed patient’s medical condition, 1905.
Dates: 1905

William Allen Haynes papers

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Identifier: MS 268
Abstract: Over one half of the collection documents cattle ranching, oil prospecting, and banking in Texas, as well as personal and family life during the Great Depression. The William Allen Haynes collection offers a view of living conditions of a prosperous Central Texas rancher and entrepreneur as well as providing information on conditions in Texas in the first part of the 19th century.
Dates: 1901 - 1953

William “Bill” Camfield papers

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Identifier: MS 495
Overview The papers of art historian William Camfield include correspondence concerning Rice University Cullinan Visiting Professors, gift of Mrs. George R. Brown for sculpture for Rice University Campus, photographs and slides, newspaper clippings and brochures of Rice exhibits and sculpture. Also included is material concerning the Rice Institute for the Arts. There are also tapes of lectures by Robert Irwin, Cullinan Lecturer.
Dates: 1925-1997; Majority of material found within 1982 - 1990

William E. Gordon Papers

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Identifier: MS 408
Abstract: Academic and professional papers of William E. Gordon, member of the faculty of Rice University 1966-1985, now Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Space Physics and Astronomy and of Electrical and Computer Engineering, with material related to his work in developing and administering the Arecibo Ionospheric Observatory in Puerto Rico.
Dates: 1947-1994

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